One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Elevate to a spiritual level.
- ‘But the overall effect of the poem is one of denial, fabricated intimacy and an insulting treatment of a situation that in our culture has already been spiritualized and depersonalized to death.’
- ‘At lunch today we spoke a little about prasadam, vegetarian foods that have been spiritualized by being offered to Krishna in the temple.’
- ‘If literacy introduces John to the spirituality of the text, it also seems to spiritualize Lucy.’
- ‘For one thing, this overlap reminds us that a holistic spirituality should be neither individualistic nor spiritualized.’
- ‘So there you go, plenty to entertain you, spiritualize you, educate you and most importantly make you laugh.’
- ‘People of the Ancient World didn't spiritualize the way they did to be cool, or to be rebellious.’
- ‘Matter, once fallen, is spiritualized and made holy in the image of the Absolute.’
- ‘Just as the Renaissance involved a general turning away from spirit and towards nature, so art itself became less spiritualised and more naturalised.’
- ‘Miracle stories per se may be crude renderings of the seamless and spiritual way in which God truly responds to the world but, when properly spiritualized, they take on value.’
- ‘The problem is that the blemished sinfulness of the concrete church does not fit the blueprint, and as a consequence the nitty-gritty of Christian life and practice tends to be either ignored or spiritualized.’
- ‘Now if once we allow people to start spiritualizing and refining, or as they might say ‘deepening,’ the sense of the word Christian, it too will speedily become a useless word.’
- ‘What are the criteria that determine what should be spiritualized?’
- ‘‘As writer and profeminist activist John Stoltenberg explains, patriarchal culture ‘romanticizes, spiritualizes, emotionalizes and psychologizes the right of men to own women… as property.’’
- ‘And when Krishna accepts the food, it becomes spiritualised.’
- ‘Were they spiritualized, minimized, or did they fail to find fulfillment only because of the failure of the restoration to materialize?’
- ‘Many are of great beauty and delicacy, others veer toward the new - ageish and psycho - spiritualized.’
- ‘His mother has become deified and spiritualized by the Indian crowd.’
- ‘Art spiritualized, through unconventional spiritual practices and beliefs, is foundational to any appreciation of Page's visual art.’
- ‘This vision of a new beginning in a pure and untrammeled land served to spiritualize the past where there were no antique monuments to do so.’
- ‘She thus criticizes church teaching that is too abstract or spiritualized and seeks to correct the traditional dichotomy between the secular and religious lives.’
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